Astrophotography Workshop - 10th August 2019
MPAS hold an Astrophotography workshop each year. We will be canvassing and introducing concepts which will assist both the amateur and the professional photographer.
The day will have array of lectures given by experienced and acknowledged astro-photographers. Practical hands on session will be also held during the evening at our observatory.
We will be providing tea, coffee and biscuits during the day. A BBQ and refreshments will be supplied to gear you up for the night ahead.
This year this will be held in conjunction with VASTROC convention and be part of our National Science Week Program.
This year, the 50th year of MPAS, the event will go for 3 Days!
The ticket price includes;
- Dormitory accommodation Friday & Sat Nights,
- Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Saturday,
- Vastroc Talks, Telescope Viewing
- Guided Bushwalk for Wildlife Photography.
APW Topics include;
Introduction to Wide field Astrophotography,
Time Lapse Photography,
Deep Sky Imaging,
Sample Slide Content
Tools for Planning
Focusing with Live View
Time-Lapse Camera Settings
Deep Sky Focus
The Bahtinov Mask
This little device can save a lot of frustration!
Guides to Image Processing
Hasta La Vista, Green [HLVG] is a chromatic noise reduction tool that attempts to remove green noise and the green casts. Naturally, green in not a common colour in the night sky.
Noel Carboni Photoshop Actions – Eg. Colour Gradient Removal Optical misalignment, stray light entering the imager, the moon, and light pollution can all contribute to a colour gradient in your image
Group shot of the 2016 Attendees.
Prewvious presenters have been Jamie Pole, Greg Walton, Alex Cherney, David Rolfe, Steven Mohr, Paul Albers and Anders Hamilton.
After Dinner Presentation.
Bookings available now. Also see Vastroc pages for more information.
Frequently Asked Questions...
Can I pay on the Day?
No. As each year there is a waiting list that would not be fair to others. We also need to know the count ahead of time for catering purposes.
Do I bring my Camera?
Yes, definitely. You will be using your camera & tripod after dinner.
See you there!